• Sign up is complete for parent volunteers
  • Those who signed up will assist with their child’s dance class backstage for the entire recital 
  • No additional siblings are allowed backstage
  • Arrival required 45 minutes before recital show time
  • 1 free front row seat for you to watch your child’s performance – no ticket needed
  • Photography and videography is permitted from your front row seat
  • You will receive a $12 credit to your Park District account (the value of 2 recital tickets)



  • Friday, May 6 at Palatine High School
  • Saturday, May 7 at St. Viator High School



   *Showtimes - Recital Schedule Click Here

  • The shows are approximately 1 hour long.  
  • Seating begins 30 minutes before each show.  



  • On sale April 19 at 10am
  • Advance online ticket sales will close May 5
  • Tickets are $6 each in advance & $8 each after May 5.
  • Tickets purchased after May 5 must be purchased on site at the recital.  Exact cash preferred.
  • Children 2 years of age and younger do not need a ticket if they are sitting on an adult’s lap.  
  • Seating is reserved; all seats are assigned.  
  • Please remember to bring your physical ticket print outs or have your confirmation email out to enter the auditorium.
  • The Saturday auditorium is designed without steps, so all seating is handicap accessible.  Please contact Kyle directly if you need additional handicap accommodations:
  • Please note that your class tuition was discounted the price of 2 recital tickets to eliminate the need for ticket coupon codes used in the past.  



  • All dress rehearsals will take place at the Administration Center: 410 N. Arlington Heights Road.
  • Each class will have a dress rehearsal at their regularly scheduled class time April 29-May 5.  
  • Dancers are expected to be on time, dressed in full costume and make-up (if necessary) and ready to dance.
  • Please be sure your child’s name is on all costume pieces and shoes.
  • Several classes will share their dress rehearsal time with another class.
  • Upon arrival at the Administration Center, please go to the back Annex section of the building off Evergreen Street where the dance studio is located.
  • Parking is available in the West Parking Lot or in the street.  



  • Photography questions can be directed to Photography by Feltes: 
    • Dance recital images are online and ready to view!
      • Online gallery:
      • Gallery Code = AHPDD22
      • Phone ordering: text "AHPDD22" to 90738
      • You have the option to find your dancer’s photos by sorting in the following ways:
        • Tags, grouped by class
        • Face find (facial recognition)
        • All photos taken at the event
  • Helpful photo-ordering hints:
    • Click the first image you would like to order, then click “Buy.”  This will display all packages and prints available to order.
    • Packages are displayed first.  Continue scrolling to see all individual purchase options.
    • You can order multiple poses within a package and within your order.  Class group images can be ordered as well.  It is recommended to order class group images no smaller than 8x10.  
    • Group class images cannot be purchased as digital images, but individual poses are available in that format.
    • Crop marks will display when you select an image.  You can leave the cropping as it is or change it.  Please be careful not to crop too close to the edge.
    • Custom dance studio logo Memory Mates are available under the “Graphic Prints” section.
    • You can retouch images at checkout.  You can review all images prior to ordering.  
    • All sales are final
  • No flash photography is allowed during the recital performances



  • Recital T-Shirts - 63695
  • Recital t-shirts with all dancers’ names listed on the back are available for $10 each. 
  • Purchase online by April 1
  • T-shirts will be available for pickup at Dress Rehearsals.
  • T-shirt design is available here.



  • Each dancer will receive 1 free digital download of their Recital. 
    • A link for the digital download will be emailed to the head-of-household email address on your Park District account in 4-6 weeks.
  • DVDs/Flash Drives will be available for purchase until May 11
    • DVDs/Flash Drives are $26 each and will be mailed directly to you
    • DVDs - 63696
    • MP4 Flash Drives - 63697


  • Please drop off dancers 30 minutes before your recital.  Staff will be there to assist you.
    • At St. Viator, dancers should be dropped off at the dressing rooms located at the back of the school (off Dryden).  
    • At Palatine High School, dancers should be dropped off at door 2 located west of the main entrance.
  • After dropping your dancer off, please enter the auditorium through the main entrance.  
  • The auditorium will be open 30 minutes before each recital.  
  • We ask that you please pick your child up after the recital is over and not during the recital.

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